Articles - nutrition

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Feeding the Equine Athlete for Optimum Performance

Getting the best possible performance from an equine athlete requires not just excellent fitness and training, but also excellent feeding and nutrition to fuel the work effort....


Herbs for Horses Products are Backed by Science

Canadian-owned Herbs for Horses proudly stands behind their herbal, nutraceutical and nutritional equine products, with third-party studies that prove their efficacy. ...


Does My Horse Need Salt?

Q: Does my horse really need a salt lick?...

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Riding Bending Lines

Anne Gage offers tips for riding bending lines with balance, direction, rhythm and communication. ...


Feeding Horses with COPD

Horses coping with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) - also known as 'heaves' - don't have specifically different nutritional requirements, but feeding management is critically important. ...


Equine Nutrition Basics: Grass Hay vs Legume Hay

Grass vs legume hay – which one should you choose?...


Nutrition Notes – Long Rides & Feeding

Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D. explains how to adjust your horse's feed program in order to prepare him for longer rides, which require endurance, and makes suggestions for mid-ride snacks....


Cereal Grains

Horses are fed cereal grains such as oats, corn and barley, primarily to increase the energy density of their diet. ...


When Hay is Not an Option

Options for horses who cannot consume hay or pasture forage....


Weight Loss Strategies for Horses

Develop a plan to help your overweight horse get healthy....

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